NPR Segment, “Animal CSI: Inside The Smithsonian’s Feather Forensics Lab”

Published: June 21st, 2013

Category: News

On June 19, 2013, NPR did a feature on forensic ornithology in a segment titled, “Animal CSI: Inside The Smithsonian’ Feather Forensics Lab.” Carla Dove, a forensic scientist, explains how she uses DNA evidence to identify birds that have been killed by other animals, by humans, or by machines such as airplanes. She also discusses the urgent need for more experts in the field of forensic ornithology. To read the article and listen to the interview, click here.